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#ncpol: It’s gettin’ NASTY out there.

It was cold in Pinehurst Thursday night, but there was a lot of heat in the forum for Council of State candidates.  So much, in fact, that the fire alarms went off near the end of the affair.  The two races that appear to be…

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#ncpol: Paul Shumaker’s “dog” enters the AG “fight”

We told you it was coming.  Granted, there were a few false starts, stutters and missteps.  But the guy who tried to stick us with subsidies for hemp and solar power is teaming with the Democrat lobbyist / consultant who works out of Charles Jeter’s…

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Shumaker has a dog in NCGOP’s AG primary fight

He was the top political adviser to renegade Republican legislator Richard Morgan.  He ran Thom Tillis’s US Senate campaign.  He’s reportedly the force behind the push for solar energy subsidies in the General Assembly.  Now, it appears that GOP uber-consultant Paul Shumaker is behind the…